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Steam over Scranton the locomotives of Steamtown, Steamtown National Historic Site by Gordon S. Chappell

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service, [Denver Service Center] in Denver .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Steam locomotives -- United States -- History.,
  • Steamtown National Historic Site (Scranton, Pa.)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Gordon Chappell.
SeriesSpecial history study
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTF603 .C48 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 303 p. :
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1321972M
LC Control Number92198086

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